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, but this is a grave moment for the country. we need to do something very big, very substantial to bring our long-term deficits down over time. we have to do that in a way that's good for the economy for more support because the economy is healing from the recession. it's going to require both sides to compromise. president's bringing leaders together again at the white house this evening to try to figure out how to move forward. >> what's he actually saying? because you're hearing boehner saying they're demanding tax increases, we're not going to do that. they've also said you were pedalling a bid on whether to cut entitlement programs like medicare or social security. what's the fact? >> that latter thing is not true. the president is standing tough. he is willing to do very, very difficult things. >> like what? on medicare? >> like getting substantial savings from the budget, across the budget. defense, the rest of government, even medicare/medicaid over the long term, there are things we can do responsibly to save money in those programs and we have to do that to bring the deficits under cont
. >> so, you think a grand bargain, the big deal the president is pursuing, $4 trillion in cuts over ten years, is it still possible or is it dead? >> we're going to try to get the biggest deal possible, the deal that's best for the economy, not justice in the short term, things that will help make sure americans get some tax relief they need right now, like extending the payroll tax cut, which is about $1,000 for the average family, but also things that will help make sure we have room to invest in our future and help bring those long-term deficits down over time. >> let me understand a couple bottom lines. does a tax increase, some kind of revenue increase, have to be part of this deal from the white house point of view? >> you have to have balance in the package for that to work. it's true economically and politically. republicans have told us from the beginning, they can't pass a debt limit increase, they can't pass a budget deal just with republican votes. they need democratic votes. it's going to take democrats and republicans in both houses to do something. that's the reason why p
are signing up to be officially married in the big apple. >>> but first, the chance of storms rolling in today. we'll check out the time line to find out exactly when coming up. >>> time for weather and traffic on the ones. good morning, i'm meteorologist tom kierein. we're in 70s throughout most of the region. and right by the bay, in the mountains it's near 70. and there are some showers coming out of the ohio valley just coming into western west virginia. there are a few lingering showers in the lower eastern shore this morning. sunrise at 6:03, there's the hazy sky over the monuments now. by noontime, we'll be near 90. and by mid-afternoon, the low 90s. a bit cooler, but still humid. and late afternoon, we'll likely get some thunderstorms popping up. and the main threat today and into tonight will be heavy downpours from thunderstorms coming through all the way until around midnight. then after that, much nicer weather moves in. we'll look at that the rest of the week coming up at 5:21. how's traffic? >> well, if you're taking the rails, so far you're off to a great start. no delays to rep
is how to encourage or guarantee big spending cuts in the future. as we've seen, house republicans are split themselves. more conservative members, including those from the tea party, refused to commit a yes vote for boehner's plan. it calls for congressional votes to raise the debt ceiling in two stages before next year's election. but the one thing they all agree on is that the other side is to blame. >> what's going on in the house is a disgrace. it is an outrage. >> the republicans are holding hostage the credit of the united states of america. >> we are determined to find a way to pay the nation's bills, but to do that in a fiscally responsible way. >> reporter: now, even if the house passes a plan today, it's not going to pass the senate at all. we could see a plan, an emergency plan introduced by the treasury as early as today. president obama could be forced to consider his own emergency measures. we're live on capitol hill. elaine reyes, news 4. eun, back to you. >> elaine, thank you. >>> we'll soon have a better idea of what the district plans to do if a debt deal is not
while. right now here's that big upper level ridge, but we're getting a little cooler air coming in. this, though, back in canada, this is where the real relief comes. as we move into the early part of next week, by tuesday, the heat breaks in the north east. seasonal in the mid atlantic states. unfortunately for our friends in the south and the southwest and gulf koes coast the heat goes on. >> thank you very much. we'll get the rest of the fra forecast coming up. but let's turn to the idea of how dangerous the temperatures are. we're have dr. nancy snyderman with more tips. just remind us. >> the heat wave like this, elderly and the very young people with breathing conditions. but right now, frankly, everyone is at risk. it's a reminder that as many people die of heat-related illnesses than all the natural disasters. number one thing, ann, is called heat stroke. that's where you're literally, your core body temperature goes high, up to 103 degrees. you stop sweating. your skin turns hot, red and dry. h is a medical emergency. you take the cooler and dump the ice on them. >> it's h
wade and chris bosch refer to themselves as the big three in honor of how many quarters they play. >> the world of sports met the world of comedy last night in los angeles. seth myers hosted the annual espy awards. which honor the best athletic performances in games in the past year. of course my alma mater, vcu, you see them right there, won the award for best upset for its win over kansas in the ncaa tournament. it was also a big night for the nba's dallas mavericks. they won the espy for best team and mavs start dirk know its ski was named best male athlete. >> congrats. >> actress mila kunis may have to break her word. >> apparently contrary to her word earlier this week, she may have canceled her blind date with a marine. sergeant scott moore asked her to join him this november for the marine corps ball in north carolina. she may have to cancel because she is supposed to start filming two movies that month. and may not be able to travel. this has not stopped the local marine based in quantico from asking out kunis' co-star justin timberlake. corporal chelsea desantous posted
bron james, dwyane wade and chris bosch refer to themselves as the big three in honor of how many quarters they play. >> the world of sports met the world of comedy last night in los angeles. seth myers hosted the annual espy awards which honor the best athletic performances of games in the past year. my alma vaughter vcu won the award for best upset for the win over kansas in the ncaa tournament. it was also a big night for the nba's dallas mavericks. they won the espy award for best team, and mavs star dirk know its ski was named best male athlete. >>> in just a few hours the nominees for the 63rd annual prime-time emmys will be announced. nbc's comedies "30 rock" and "the office" both expected to get nods for comedy, actor and actress. the awards will be handed out in los angeles on september 18th. >>> actress mila kunis may have to break her blind date with a marine who asked her out on the internet. sergeant scott moore asked her to join him for the marine corps ball. but she may have to cancel because she's supposed to be filming two movies that month and may not be able to travel. t
. but republicans have a big fight on their hands against obama. >> you can't get a burr out of boehner's butt. >> the vice president nomination wouldn't happen until a little over a year from now. by now this will have cooled off. cantor's role would replay off a little. >> sigh why even talk about it now? we already have reelection or election tpa too already. it's just my strategy that mitt romney is again indicatoring on these battleground states. i really like your governor. i like the way the gop is operating in these states. and it's a way of sort of, i think, getting out front. >> but bringing it back home to virginia, that's the way we are in this region. the headline here bob mcdonald as bp running mate. that's a focus in this area. >> no, but you have a question mark. >> but the fact is has been doing stuff to bring that to national attention. >> sarah palin. >> that's right. >> you make somebody vice president and they get that national name. >> sarah palin has her own planet. planet palin. you're watching reporters notebook. >>> welcome back to reporter's notebook. again, for firs
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